'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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  • Pixar's 'Brave' shoots arrows in the princess ideal
    A princess, in other words, is a royal bore. At least that’s how it seems to Merida, the red-haired, bow-and-arrow-wielding teenager at the center of the new Pixar movie "Brave" upon hearing her mother’s precepts for ladylike behavior. Merida would ...
    06/25/2012 - 10:46 am | View Link
  • Is Pixar’s “Brave” princess a lesbian?
    On the other hand, Markovitz sneakily suggests — without ever coming out and saying so — that Disney/Pixar snuck their maybe-lesbian princess into the marketplace ... whose principal relationship is with her mother. (Although Merida appears to be ...
    06/24/2012 - 10:45 pm | View Link
  • BRAVE: Pixar’s Pagan Princess is Perfect Pleasure
    There is way too much “princess” branding aimed at little girls these days, and it’s annoying. It also seemed Pixar was having trouble figuring ... archer and thumbs her nose at the etiquette her mother Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) tries to teach ...
    06/22/2012 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • ‘Brave,’ Princess Stories, and the Power and Limits of Pixar
    Pixar movies are, in so many ways ... Brave begins with a tiny, flame-haired Scottish princess at peace with both of her parents, Elinor (Emma Thompson), the mother who plays hide and seek with her, and Fergus (Billy Connolly), the father who gives ...
    06/22/2012 - 4:40 am | View Link
  • Pixar’s ‘Brave’ shoots arrows in the princess ideal
    A princess, in other words, is a royal bore. At least that’s how it seems to Merida, the red-haired, bow-and-arrow-wielding teenager at the center of the new Pixar movie “Brave” upon hearing her mother’s precepts for ladylike behavior. Merida would ...
    06/21/2012 - 2:08 pm | View Link
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  • Brave | Disney Wiki | Fandom powered by Wikia
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D CGI computer-animated adventure fantasy film Pixar Animation Studios produced, which was distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
    05/21/2017 - 2:13 pm | View Website
  • Brave (2012)
    With Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters. Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her ...
    05/20/2017 - 11:47 pm | View Website
  • Merida | Disney Wiki | Fandom powered by Wikia
    Princess Merida is the protagonist of Disney/Pixar's 2012 animated feature film, Brave. She is...
    05/20/2017 - 8:34 pm | View Website
  • Merida (Disney)
    Princess Merida of DunBroch (Scottish Gaelic: Mèrida) is the main character from the 2012 Disney Pixar film Brave. Merida was added to the Disney Princess line-up as ...
    05/20/2017 - 11:23 am | View Website
  • Brave (2012 film)
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated fantasy comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by ...
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